The Epiphany School of Charlotte
- The Epiphany School of Charlotte provides social and academic success for students with social and communication challenges, and other children who move through our world a little differently.We are an independent, non-profit school for students in grades 3 through 9, providing an integrated social emotional learning curriculum and strong academics in a safe and nurturing community. In small classroom settings, we help students discover and develop their individual strengths and cultivate skills to succeed cognitively, emotionally, and socially.The Epiphany experience is rooted in safe, positive, and connected relationships that embrace understanding, individuality, acceptance, and belonging.
- We believe in creating an educational experience that is tailored to the unique social and academic needs of our students.
- As a result, social and academic learning is engaging, challenging, meaningful and long lasting.
|School Type||Special Education School|
|Grades Offered||Grades 3-8|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Total Students||12 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 16%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||3 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||4:1|
National avg.: 13:1
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$20,675|
|Tuition Notes||$250 application fee, $350 tech fee, not included in tuition costs|
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$2,000|
|Admissions Director||Erin Morris|
|Admissions Associate||Laurie Sullivan|
|Total Sports Offered||1 sport|
|Sports||Intramural Sports OnlyIntramural Sports Only|
- No formal diagnosis is required, however, our students often possess traits or diagnoses of Asperger`s, Autism Spectrum Disorder (High Functioning, Level 1), Social Communication Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Anxiety, Sensory Processing Disorder, NVLD and other communication disorders.Our students are often described as:Enjoying being by themselves, yet want friends.Very aware of social situations, but have difficulty engagingEnjoying special interests such as technology, Legos, Harry Potter books, Star Wars, superheros, trains/planes/automobiles, weather/science/animals, coding, and video gamesDoing well in school with proper social-emotional support and care-givingTeacher-pleasers, rule-followers, "policing" the room/classroom, justice-seekers, struggling with fair vs. equalPsychological and Educational EvaluationParents must provide a current (within 2 years) comprehensive psychological and educational evaluation to The Epiphany School of Charlotte. This document will be requested at the onset of the official application process. It is important to have updated evaluation ready before applying.Classroom VisitsEpiphany staff may observe your child in his or her current school setting. Prospective students will participate in two to three scheduled days at Epiphany. As part of the visit, prospective students participate in a regular school day in his or her current grade (including classroom and physical education activities).
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